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4 Remarkable Raw Papaya Benefits: From Internal Cleansing to Glowing Skin

4 Remarkable Raw Papaya Benefits: From Internal Cleansing to Glowing Skin

We clean our body every day; we brush, bathe, scrub, apply moisturisers, cleansers and sunscreens before stepping out. However, contrary to many skincare companies, your external beauty can be at its best only if the inside is looked after. No matter, how expensive your lotions and potions are, or you may be on a super [...]

April 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 4 Remarkable Raw Papaya Benefits: From Internal Cleansing to Glowing Skin

Study identifies method for slowing skin fibrosis in scleroderma

Study identifies method for slowing skin fibrosis in scleroderma

Researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City have uncovered a potential method for slowing skin fibrosis for patients with scleroderma. Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease characterized by chronic inflammation in fibrotic tissue below the skin. The disease can also affect the lungs, blood vessels, and other organs in the body. Treatment [...]

November 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study identifies method for slowing skin fibrosis in scleroderma

An era of untreatable skin infections

An era of untreatable skin infections

Dermatologists across India have warned of “an epidemic of fungal infections” that even the strongest antifungal creams are failing to treat. The bigger concern: topical steroid creams, which doctors say have turned these infections resilient, are fast-selling products and are readily available over the counter, even as their efficacy remains questionable. A host of fungal [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on An era of untreatable skin infections

Your wholesome pores and skin germs stay placed, despite cleaning

Your wholesome pores and skin germs stay placed, despite cleaning

a few things never alternate, and your non-public collection of pores and skin bacteria may becertainly one of them — despite the use of sanitizers and antibacterial wipes. Human pores and skin encounters countless germs every day, and researchers predicted to locate that the colonies of micro organism, viruses and fungi in pores and skin [...]

May 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Your wholesome pores and skin germs stay placed, despite cleaning

Electronic skin that tracks health status steps closer

Electronic skin that tracks health status steps closer

Writing in the journal Science Advances, scientists from the University of Tokyo describe how they made their prototype “e-skin” from a thin, flexible, organic material that is stable in air. The e-skin has a protective film comprising five alternating layers of an inorganic material called silicon oxynitrite and an organic material called parylene. This protects [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Electronic skin that tracks health status steps closer

Fighting back, bedbugs grow a thicker skin

Fighting back, bedbugs grow a thicker skin

WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 — Bedbugs may be developing thicker “skins” that help them resist common pesticides, a new study suggests. This might explain why bedbug populations are increasing worldwide, the researchers added. “If we understand the biological mechanisms bedbugs use to beat insecticides, we may be able to spot a chink in their armor [...]

April 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Fighting back, bedbugs grow a thicker skin

Promising lab-grown skin sprouts hair and grows glands

Promising lab-grown skin sprouts hair and grows glands

Scientists in Japan have successfully transplanted mice with lab-grown skin that has more of the organ’s working parts in place than ever before. Starting with stem cells made from a mouse’s gums, they managed to craft skin with multiple layers – as well as hair follicles and sweat glands. When implanted into a “nude mouse” [...]

April 4, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Promising lab-grown skin sprouts hair and grows glands